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How Technology at Work Changes the Way We Interact

Our world is becoming increasingly more advanced. Few of us could imagine doing our jobs without the Internet, email, Office 365, Google Docs or the latest software. And, business owners would certainly struggle to pay employees, manage projects and track expenses without technology. However, as technology becomes a more integral part of our workplace, it’s important to think about how these changes impact our ways of working and relationships.

Why You Should Give a Damn About React Native

So, you’ve heard the word on the street — all the cool kids are using React Native. Whether you’re looking to follow in the footsteps of tech giants like Facebook, Skype and Tesla or want to create something totally original, React Native is a good choice. Normally, you need to create two different apps for iOS and Android systems, which, of course, requires two different teams with very different skills. It takes AGES to develop your app and even longer to bring it to market.

Why You Should Never Outsource Software Development

So, you have an amazing idea for a digital product. Your idea will totally transform your industry and generate massive revenue. You can’t actually believe someone else hasn’t thought of it before. With such a killer idea, you’re keen to get started. But, your founding team lacks the technical skills. So, your only option is to outsource your web or mobile app development. You fire up your computer and head to Google to start searching for companies that offer software development services.

A Look at Edinburgh’s IT Industry | Change Recruitment - Change Recruitment

Since Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the telephone) was first on the scene, Edinburgh has a long history of tech. Innovation. We’ve invented the logarithms for modern computing, improved the steam engine, set the groundwork for the television and much more. So, it’s really not very surprising that Edinburgh continues to be among the best of the best when it comes to the modern technology industry.

Are Robots Taking Over Retail?

To achieve the greatest impact, retailers need to source data from their existing customers and then use this information to tailor campaigns to build brand loyalty and annual spend. However, unique challenges arise as retailers gain access to even cheaper data storage and better collection process. Implementing AI. As AI technology often comes as part of a technological solution, it can be difficult for retailers to customise the technology for their unique needs.

How Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution Impact the Future of Work? - Change Recruitment

The global labour market is increasingly adopting new technology. New technology makes it easier for companies to automate routine tasks and could disrupt the balance between job responsibilities completed by humans and those completed by machines and algorithms. With smart technology becoming more mainstream, we need to consider the impact using this new technology will have on our society and workforce.

What is ransomware and how could an attack affect your business?

Ransomware is a type of malicious software, also known as malware, that takes over a user’s computer and threatens to continue restricting access unless a ransom is paid. In some cases, the cyber criminal may even threaten to publish sensitive data if the ransom isn’t paid. Theoretically, once the payment is provided, users will receive a decryption key and be able to access their computer or system.

How blockchain applications can help businesses

While blockchain technology may have originally been designed as a foundational part of Bitcoin, it has far greater potential and could even change how businesses operate. Read on to discover how blockchain applications can make a difference to your business. When pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin, he also devised a technology known as blockchain to ensure the security of cryptocurrency transactions. To be truly decentralised, Bitcoin needed to find a way to prevent people

Tax Accounting Software

Filing your taxes before the April 5th deadline can seem like a massive challenge - especially if you’ve left it until the last minute. When you’re running a business, finding time to balance the books, and track corporate income and expenses can be difficult. Failing to file your taxes can lead to significant fines or even financial audits. Many companies enlist the help of cloud-based tax accounting software to minimise errors and ensure they never miss a deadline.

Cybersecurity basics: How to stay safe online

As our world becomes more digital, companies are increasingly becoming more vulnerable to cyber criminals. Cyber-attacks can be defined as unauthorised attempts to access, corrupt or delete companies’ sensitive data. In 2017, reported at least one cybersecurity breach or attack and this rate rose to 66% for medium businesses and 68% for large businesses. To protect against cyber-attacks, it’s important to understand best practices for keeping your company safe online.

5 ways robots and artificial intelligence can help your business

Over the past few years, robotic or artificial intelligence technology has rapidly developed. As robots become smarter and gain new capabilities – thanks to advancements in machine learning, companies are increasingly jumping on the bandwagon. In fact, recent research by Narrative Science reveals 61% of businesses have implemented some form of AI. This trend is expected to continue and soon every modern company will employ some kind of artificial intelligence.

Should your business hire robot workers?

Will robots replace humans? In our increasingly digital world, replacing your employees with robot workers may seem like a real possibility. In October 2014, the number of smartphones and electronic devices surpassed the world’s human population and the number of smartphones have only continued to increase. By 2019, the world will host 31 million domestic robots and 2.6 million industrial robots. This trend is only expected to continue as robots become smarter and more skilled.

Will Copywriters Be Replaced By Robots?

On August 23rd, Yard copywriter Kathryn Strachan attended the DMA Copywriting Club quarterly event. The following is based on a presentation given by Milo McLaughlin (Content Writer) and Andrew Girdwood (Head of Media Technology) at Cello Signal. Are you worried about being replaced by a robot? While 70% of copywriters, who took part in Milo’s survey, aren’t worried about AI, dismissing it as only marketing hype, there may be more to it and perhaps we should be concerned…